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DALLAS, Texas, September 2 – Amigos Library Services, Inc. will present an online conference “Going Green @ Your Library –Lean, Green, Clean Ideas” on October 7. The online conference will address a variety of “green” issues from LEED certification to practical, low cost/no cost suggestions for library and IT operations.
For the past few months, staff at the Washington State Library have been working hard, exhaustively scouring the web and compiling quality resources to help library users across Washington State. The result? A thorough guide detailed resources and techniques to help you and your users navigate this tough economy. We've covered numerous subjects, including health and nutrition, family and parenting, finances, job-seeking, and a whole lot more.
Check it out now at http://www.secstate.wa.gov/library/hardtimes/
Many Libraries across the nation use book sales as a way to raise money for their local libraries. Booksalemanager.com is a new, free website designed to help libraries advertise their sales.
Retail Street Fight, the Debut Book by Customer Advocate and Retail Expert, Arnie Capitanelli "Hits the Streets"
Atlanta, GA - (August 19, 2009) The streets of retail have changed. They have become high speed self-serve virtual expressways. So what’s an independent brick and mortar retailer to do? Fight Back!
For over 20 years, Arnie Capitanelli has helped retailers nationwide in developing and executing successful sales strategies based on superior customer experience techniques. He brings this expertise and candid straight talk about today's retail environment to specialty retailers everywhere with his inaugural book, Retail Street Fight.
PHILADELPHIA, August 26, 2009—To better welcome the city’s older adults, the Free Library of Philadelphia opened a spacious resource center for seniors at the Parkway Central Library this morning.
Deadline Extended and Prizes Added "I Love Costa Rica's Rainforest" Writing and Art Contest for Kids
Smart Poodle Publishing announces the Deadline for the "I Love Costa Rica's Rainforest" Writing and Art Contest for Kids has been extended to November 30, 2009!
On Top of all the Great Prizes Already, New Prizes Have Been Added!
$100 Will Be Awarded by Smart Poodle Publishing
to the First Place Winners in Each Category
All Other Prizes donated by Rand McNally’s online store at www.RandMcNally.com
Please go to http://smartpoodlepublishing.com/contest.html for all the details
COLUMBUS, OH --August 20, 2009-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that WALNET (Walla Walla Area Library Network) in Washington, has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted solution for their next integrated library system.
The Koha installation will be hosted at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for full migration of their ILS data, as well as support and training services.
Kirtas Technologies earns a place on Inc. Magazines annual list of America’s Fastest-growing Private Companies for the second year in a row.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., AUGUST 20, 2009 – Inc. magazine ranked Kirtas Technologies No. 382 on its 28th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.
ByWater Solutions and PTFS, Inc. Partner with Dallas Christian College for Koha Installation and Support
ByWater Solutions and PTFS, both open source community supporters and Koha support companies, announced today that Dallas Christian College of Dallas, TX, has partnered with them for the implementation of the Koha integrated library system.
The installation, which is targeted to go live by the end of August, has already begun. The college has also contracted with ByWater and PTFS for their data migration, support and training services.
Equinox Software, Inc. and ByWater Solutions Announce Partnership
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA — August 13, 2009
Equinox Software Inc. and ByWater Solutions are pleased to announce a partnership that will help meet the demands of the rapidly-growing Evergreen community by providing crucial support for data migration services.